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Re: Disemvowelment Mode?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Disemvowelment Mode?
Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 21:32:42 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> I just wanted to point out that I don't understand why you'd find it
>> desirable for the software to remove the vowels that you did type.
> That is my fault: I didn't share why.
> When I am typing, most of the time I can keep up and more or less
> apply the simple rules I am trying to follow.  The problem is when
> I get distracted (or tired, or the speaker goes to fast and I can't
> keep up) and I just start typing word-for-word.

Hmm... so you go faster when you type "word for word" (i.e. when you
type more)?  What's the benefit of only typing the consonants, then?

> In those cases, I don't want to have to go back over the document to
> clean it up.  That is why I was thinking about the mode "looking back
> at the last two words or so" to do the right thing to them.

You can also do that as a separate processing step, rather than doing it
"on the fly", right?


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